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Where can I get free forms for step-child adoption?

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jivy1111

Asked by jivy1111 at 9:28 PM on Mar. 16, 2011 in Adoption

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  • try the courthouse
    letstalk747

    Answer by letstalk747 at 9:33 PM on Mar. 16, 2011

  • They don't help much. They just suggest an attorney. I know there is another way to get it done.
    jivy1111

    Comment by jivy1111 (original poster) at 9:37 PM on Mar. 16, 2011

  • Probate court should have all the forms for a very minimal cost, like $1.00 each.
    meooma

    Answer by meooma at 7:41 AM on Mar. 17, 2011

  • It is going to be easier with an attorney. You have background checks, termination of parental rights (even if father is not on the BC, hasn't seen the kid since birth, doesn't support the child, he still has parental rights) homestudy and tons of paperwork (that has to be filled out correctly.)
    matthewscandi

    Answer by matthewscandi at 11:16 AM on Mar. 17, 2011

  • Courthouse/county clerk.
    prissysayshi

    Answer by prissysayshi at 9:35 PM on Mar. 19, 2011

  • If there is Termination of Parential right involved it will be easier with an attorney. I use to work for a law firm that did this type of work. Before you can do the adoption there will need to be termination of parental rights unless the other parent is deceased. These adoption and terminations need to be worded correctly or the parent could come back and appeal the matter. Good Luck.
    tgeary

    Answer by tgeary at 11:24 PM on Mar. 22, 2011

  • You really need an attorney for this since forms need to be sent to the biological parent and you will need to go before a judge to finalize. It doesn't cost that much.
    TALuke

    Answer by TALuke at 12:38 PM on May. 1, 2011

  • They are all over the place, but vary alot by state. I suggest trying google if you don't want to use an attorney.
    DDDaysh

    Answer by DDDaysh at 5:47 PM on May. 9, 2011

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